Wong, Martha, 1939-;
Texas--Politics and government;
Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government;
Asian Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston;
In 1993 Martha Wong was the first Asian American elected to the Houston City Council, and in 2003, she became the first Asian American woman elected to the Texas Legislature. In this interview, Martha answers questions about her career and her life...
Sakowitz, Robert, 1938-;
Sakowitz Department Store -- History;
Family-owned business enterprises -- Texas -- History;
Robert Sakowitz talks about his family business in Houston, the Sakowitz stores; about the city of Houston at the time the stores were established and developed; and the personalities he met while doing business.
In progress construction of the Lamella Trussless Roof building for use as the National Democratic Convention Hall. The then recently completed Niels Esperson Building is shown center frame in the background.
Two mounted photographs celebrating 50,000th telephone installation in Houston. Includes: Oscar Holcombe; E.D.Mims; W.G.Winters; John H. Mitchell; Capt. Allie Anderson; Pauline Sterneberg; Knox E. Wright; Florence Ledbetter Scarzilla; Robert...